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Newport up [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
A short score for "Suburban beauty" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder A. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. S, p. 15. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
12 parts and 1 score
Newport up is contained in two of seven folders for "Newport jazz festival suite" consisting of 1 six page short score and 12 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders, Mullens, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, alto, Hamilton, Paul, baritone, Clark, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Ray, Mullens, Terry, Cook; 3 trombones - Brown, 2, Butter.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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